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The Best Treasure.....

Trying to blog but have just been rudely interrupted by a couple on holidays that I met in Vasco's bar last night. I must have been charming because they have just decided to start their SDI Open Water Course.... tomorrow! Honestly, the nerve!

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So it seems I have inherited a slice of Brian's treasure hunting finesse during my time at Vasco's.

This morning we took his young bloke Connar, and cousins Amanda and Justin; all undertaking their open water, to the site of some sunken barges close to Subic Airport.

It's a really shallow, easy dive and Brian sent us all out the find glass coke bottles which look amazing on the bar in Vasco's Restaurant.

Needless to say, we did actually find one or two coke bottles, but I did him one better....


Surfacing not wearing my mask, but sporting a pair of brand new, made in Italy, VERY real Ray Bans!!!


I'm pretty sure my find is valuable enough to rival some of the more rare and ancient pieces uncovered by Brian in the past.


Just before our second dive of the day, Connar requested I take some photos of him learning to dive with Jayson so he can take them to school for show and tell:


Pieces of the barges as we drifted across them:

Some beautiful marine life I saw along the way:

Posted by VascoDiveMaster 15:44 Archived in Philippines Tagged diving resort wreck service equipment treasure subic repair subic_bay salvage subic_dive_centre regulator dive_centre vasco's

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Good for you Nat, treasure really is in the eye of the beholder!

by liz

Ray Bans ay very cool find nat betta watch out brian or this will be Natalies dive centre!!!

by brett osborn

Man that's kick-ass! A new pair of shades today, a galleon full of gold dubloons tomorrow!

by bill lindsey

Always accessorise no matter what you are doing or where you are! Good to see you haven't lost your taste for expensive accessories

by Georgie Staley

Wow Indiana Jones would be very impressed! And I am sure he wore Ray Bans also

by David O'Brien

a fendi bag would be nice! you know how you love handbags Nat!

by margie doyle

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